Latest Apollo 15 Stories
Artifacts from NASA’s Apollo lunar missions will be highlights in an upcoming auction in New York City. Bonham’s is holding the Space History Sale in the Big Apple on Tuesday...
A piece of NASA history will be available for purchase next month, as the only camera purported to travel to the moon as part of the Apollo program will be auctioned off in Vienna, Austria on March 22.
On Thursday NASA announced that 40 years after the last Apollo spacecraft launched and headed to the moon the scientific research from those missions continues.
Approximately 100 returning and rookie teams from around the world will compete for a top-three finish at the 19th-annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race, April 13-14, at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville.
An audit of NASA has turned up evidence that hundreds of moon rocks and other space matter are apparently missing, many of which have been loaned out by the space agency.
A lunar sample from a rock that once sat on the surface of the moon will be on public display at Arizona State University (ASU) in Tempe, AZ beginning November 5, 2011.
A California woman is being questioned about her claims that she had a sample from the lunar surface for sale.
Forty years after the first lunar rover rolled across the moon's surface, 84 teams of enterprising future engineers will demonstrate the same ingenuity and can-do spirit at the 18th annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race, set for April 1-2 in Huntsville, Ala.
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Four decades after the first NASA lunar rover rolled across the surface of the moon, innovative students are preparing to design and build a new generation of wheeled wonders.
Harrison Schmitt was a NASA astronaut, and is also an American geologist. He was born Harrison Hagan "Jack" Schmitt on July 3, 1935 in Santa Rita, New Mexico. After high school, he went to the California Institute of Technology and received a B.S. degree in science in 1957. He then went to Norway to study geology at the University of Oslo. In 1964, Schmitt earned a Ph.D. in geology from Harvard University. After receiving his doctorate, he worked at the U.S. Geological Survey's...
David Scott was a NASA astronaut who was the seventh person to walk on the Moon and the first person to drive on the Moon. He was born David Randolph Scott on June 6, 1932 on Randolph Air Force Base near San Antonio, Texas. As a child, he was active in the Boy Scouts of America and graduated from The Western High School in Washington, D.C. in June 1949, as an honor student and a record setting swimmer. After his first year of college, he received an invitation to attend West Point where he...
James Irwin was an American astronaut, an engineer, and was the eighth person to walk on the moon. He was born James Benson Irwin on March 17, 1930 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He lived a fairly normal childhood and graduated from East High School in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1947. He went on to attend the United States Naval Academy and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1951. Following the Naval Academy, he attended the University of Michigan and earned a Master of Science in...
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